60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
Fly to Kahului, Bus to Wailea
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Wailea, Maui
— 6 nights
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Hanalei, Kauai
— 5 nights
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Poipu, Kauai
— 4 nights
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Fly to Oakland, Subway to Hayward, Ca, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Sedona
— 4 nights
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Custer
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu

— 5 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Battleship Missouri Memorial and Iolani Palace. Relax by the water at Lanikai Beach and Waikiki Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park), Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie). There's more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary planning site.

Mumbai, India to Honolulu is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 15.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

— 5 nights

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Visit Papakōlea Green Sand Beach and Laupahoehoe Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Go for a jaunt from Kailua-Kona to Honaunau to see Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea, enjoy the sand and surf at Kahaluu Beach, stroll through Mauna Kea Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona takes 4 hours. In September in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Wailea, Maui

— 6 nights
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Haleakala Crater and Ka'anapali Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lahaina Front Street and Wailea Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Lahaina (Lahaina Banyan Court & Napili Beach). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Keawakapu Beach, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ulua Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Wailea road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kailua-Kona to Wailea takes 6 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Wailea

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Hanalei, Kauai

— 5 nights
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Kayaking & Canoeing and Hanalei Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Na Pali Coast State Park and Lumahai Beach. And it doesn't end there: trek along Kalalau Trail, kick back and relax at Hanalei Bay, and stroll through Tunnels Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Hanalei trip planner.

Fly from Wailea to Hanalei in 4.5 hours. September in Hanalei sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Poipu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Poipu, Kauai

— 4 nights
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Visit Poipu Beach Park and Shipwreck Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Waimea Canyon State Park and Baby Beach. Go for a jaunt from Poipu to Kekaha to see Kekaha Beach Park about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll through Na Pali Coast, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Makawehi Bluff, and take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Poipu day trip app.

You can drive from Hanalei to Poipu in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Bodie State Historic Park and Tioga Pass. The adventure continues: trek along Tuolumne Meadows and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip site.

You can do a combination of flight, subway, and bus from Poipu to Yosemite National Park in 15.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. While traveling from Poipu, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 5 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step off the beaten path and head to Antelope Canyon and Lower Antelope Canyon. Step out of the city life by going to Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. There's lots more to do: trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, stroll through Tonto Trail, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Sedona

— 4 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral Rock and Oak Creek Canyon. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) and Bell Rock. Step out of Sedona with an excursion to Walnut Canyon National Monument in Flagstaff--about 1h 5 min away. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona day trip app.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you will find days in Sedona are somewhat warmer (29°C), and nights are much warmer (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Custer

— 4 nights
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Step out of the city life by going to Custer State Park and Black Hills National Forest. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bear Country USA and Sylvan Lake. Explore Custer's surroundings by going to Hot Springs (Mammoth Site of Hot Springs & Angostura Recreation Area) and Windcross Conservancy (in Buffalo Gap). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Custer trip planning website.

You can fly from Sedona to Custer in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sedona in October; daily highs in Custer reach 16°C and lows reach 1°C. You will leave for Glacier National Park on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Glacier National Park

— 5 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Get in touch with nature at Going-to-the-Sun Road and McDonald Creek. Step off the beaten path and head to Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park and Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's more to do: explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Custer to Glacier National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In October in Glacier National Park, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone Lake. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Faithful and Uncle Tom's Trail. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley and cruise along Lamar Valley.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in October, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 9°C and lows at -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

New York City

— 6 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Discover out-of-the-way places like New York Public Library and Cupsogue Beach County Park. Step out of New York City to go to Hampton Bays and see Ponquogue Beach, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New York City holiday maker tool.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to New York City by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November; daily highs in New York City reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.